Stamps of Nicaragua 1862-1900
- 1 Regular (Definitive) stamps
- 2 Nicholas Frederick Seebeck (1857-1899) issues
- 3 1 January 1900
- 4 Postage due stamps
- 5 Telegraph stamps
Regular (Definitive) stampsEdit
September 1869 - 1871Edit
Recess by American Bank Note, Co. Numeral postmarks (to be identified).
December 1877 - 1880Edit
Momotombo volcan. Rouletted.
2 c coded 3 G Granada, Nicaragua
UPU, inscribed Mayo 1882, commemorative of the opening of a steam ships line on the Managua lake. A first stamp with notification of an event.
Nicholas Frederick Seebeck (1857-1899) issuesEdit
Named after the Hamilton Bank Note Co director, and his contracts with several American states. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_F._Seebeck for details. Includes the overprints FRANQUEO OFICIAL for Official use.
1 January 1890Edit
First Seebeck issue, valid one year, and then returned to the printer (Hamilton Bank Note Co in New York).
10 c, used at Chinandaga Mi23
1 January 1891Edit
Second Seebeck issue, valid one year. 10 values (up to 10 Pesos!). Unused stamps are common.
50 c violet, used at Corinto Mi35
1 January 1892Edit
Columbus landing in 1492. Third Seebeck issue, valid one year.
1 January 1893Edit
Fourth Seebeck issue, valid one year.
5c blue, circle at Managua Mi52
1 January 1894Edit
Fifth Seebeck issue, only one year.
1 c brown used at Léon Mi60
1 January 1895Edit
Sixth Seebeck issue, valid one year. Engraved by Harry L. Chorlton.
1 January 1896Edit
Seventh Seebeck issue, valid one year. May have a Phrygian cap watermark. Reprints exist.
1 January 1897Edit
Same as above, but with year 1897. May have a Phrygian cap watermark. The reprints have another colour.
1 January 1898Edit
Coats of Arms of Republica Mayor de Centroamerica. With or without watermark. 10 values (up to 5 Pesos). Reprinted. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Republic_of_Central_America for details.
1 January 1899Edit
Allegory of Justice. 11 values (up to 5 Pesos).
1 January 1900Edit
Volcano Momotombo near lake Managua. Recess printed by American Bank Note Co. 13 values (1 c to 5 P). Later issues exist without the printer name.
Postage due stampsEdit
1 c orange, linear at Granada, Nicaragua 1896 issue, MiP1Y
20 c violet, linear at Managua 1897 issue, MiP12Y
Recess by the American Bank Note Co. Michel catalogue (1985) states wurden nie als Portomarken verwendet: the cancels are not official.
1893 issue TELEGRAFOS overprintEdit
1898 issue Telégrafo overprintEdit
Recess by ABN Co. Allegory (child bearing light). 8 values (10 c to 3 P).